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18th October 2021

One bike, 3000km, 25 days

Some of you may have met Matt Guzik.

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Ed Said: We’re all under pressure


The news can’t get any crazier these days.


Volunteer: Your local surf club needs you!

The Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Life-guard Service (MHVLSC).

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Getting vaccinated a ‘no-brainer’ for Maungaturoto local

For Maungaturoto local May Seager, getting vaccinated against Cov-id-19 “just made sense”.

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Mayors Memo

Local Councils across New Zealand have been heavily focused in recent weeks


Lifeguard season set to start, Covid can’t stop summer

MHVLS have been busy getting prepared for the 2021/2022 lifeguard season.

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News In Brief

Art n Tartan postponed, Tennis Open Day, Moir Street litter.

Northland Rescue Chopper’s 2021 annual fundraising appeal underway

Thirty three years after the first Northland Rescue Helicopter flight out of Kaitaia.

The Climate Chap: Our finite planet

Planet Earth is not getting any bigger.


Here’s looking at you, Casablanca

An idea that sparked over a few glasses of champagne.

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Mangawhai cricket to deliver after long run-up

After a decades-long hiatus, cricket is set to return.

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Storm tracking trial under way

Northland’s local authorities are trialling a new storm tracking system


Heaven is home on the range

Switching corporate life for a gorse-ridden land of valleys.

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Future of Fagan Place community housing in limbo

The fate of a long-term retirement village in the heart of Mangawhai.

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Gardening With Gael: The challenges of a sandhill garden

Draped over fresh green foliage and dripping down.


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Covid stops school 150 year celebration, again

One of Kaipara’s oldest schools has unfortunately missed out again.

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Once-thriving scallop beds under pressure

Scallop season has been underway for a few months.

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Vaccinations at local pharmacy a shot in the arm in fight against Covid

Locals keen on becoming vaccinated against the ongoing Covid virus. 
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The greatness of gratitude

Gratitude gains traction. 

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Weed Action’s free weed bin is back again

Spring has arrived and with it the urge to garden.

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NZ Police partnering with Netsafe, CERT and Facebook to help protect Kiwis from online scam

The Society of Con Artists and Manipulators’ Gallery.

Digestive health and skin health, the connection

I have worked with many skin conditions.
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Council requests Three Waters update from Government

Kaipara District Council has agreed, at its September meeting.

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